What I’m Hearing: NorthJersey.com’s Andy Vasquez on why the Jets firing Mike Maccagnan is so surprising and what led to the abrupt decision.
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The New York Jets’ stunning move to fire general manager Mike Maccagnan, just weeks after letting him preside over one of the most important offseasons in franchise history has left a lot of questions.
One involves the team’s prominent free-agent signing.
There have been multiple reports that coach Adam Gase, who is serving as acting general manager, and Maccagnan had tension over the signing of Le’Veon Bell: Maccagnan wanted him, Gase didn’t think he was worth the money.
That leaves Bell in an awkward spot and threatens to damage the player-coach relationship before Bell even…